# RNN 1st Gen Model Fastenal Company Building materials, hardware, garden supply & mobile home dealers

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May 3, 2018
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1.58%Expected margin
77.78% successful of 63 deals
$ 46.45 Last close price
at 03-mar-2021


Model's trade recommendations No return for period yet

7.83% Annual return

$14.14B Market Cap

β 1.01  


Model (following trade recommendations)


Underlying stock

S&P 500

Return for period
52wk return 16.17%
52wk Range
Sortino ratio 0.64
Sharpe ratio 0.55
Norm. RMSE 0.68%
Downside risk 13.20%
Volatility 0.00%
  • 1.48 (3.01%) Div (Yield)
  • STRONG BUY Analysts consensus recommendation

Fastenal Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the wholesale distribution of industrial and construction supplies in the United States, Canada, and internationally. It offers fasteners, and other industrial and construction supplies primarily under the Fastenal name. The company's fastener products include threaded fasteners, such as bolts, nuts, screws, studs, and related washers, which are used in manufactured products and building projects, as well as in the maintenance and repair of machines and structures. It also offers miscellaneous supplies and hardware, including various pins and machinery keys, concrete anchors, metal framing systems, wire ropes, strut products, rivets, and related accessories. The company serves the manufacturing market comprising original equipment manufacturers; maintenance, repair, and operations; and non-residential construction market, which include general, electrical, plumbing, sheet metal, and road contractors.

Industry sector: Retail/Wholesale

Sector classification: Building materials, hardware, garden supply & mobile home dealers

Deep Learning based analysis and prediction model for Fastenal Company (FAST) stock is a 1st Generation Non-linear Autoregresive with exogenous variable(s) (NARX) model based on the Recurrent Neural Network architecture.

Model is in the production pipeline since Oct. 23, 2015.

Market data for FAST model training are being downloaded from the Quandl premium datasets on a daily basis.
Risks related to the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by the virus named “SARS-CoV-2” are accounted for in this model in the form of the historical data coincided with outbreaks and other global events in the past used to train ML prediction model for FAST.

Model is being retrained on a daily basis.

Float 286M
P/E 23.64
Shares Outstanding 288M
% Held by Insiders 0.56%
% Held by Institutions 85.18%
EPS (last reported FY) $1.93
EPS (last reported Q) $0.61
EPS, estimated (last reported Q) $0.61
Total revenues $4 B
Net income $1 B